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Suggest medications for cold & flu

My 10 month old has had a cold for the last few days but today he has been really listless and not wanting to play. There is a bit of flu going around our house, and I'm not sure he's missed it. I think he's been drinking enough but he won't touch food. We put him to bed and now he's woken and won't go back to sleep, he feels a bit cool to the touch... is there anything I can do for him or should I be taking him to the doctor?
Fri, 27 Jun 2014
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Thank you for asking question on health care magic.
Steam inhalation local instillation of saline nasal drops 2-3 times a day will help.
Avoid cool atmosphere and keep the baby warm.
Anticold syrup like Sinarest may be give 3 times daily for relief of symptoms.
Usually it subsides within 5 days.
If not consult pediatrician.
Hope this answer will serve your purpose
Please feel free to ask any more queries if required
Take care
Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam MD;DCH
Associate professor of pediatrics
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